My sisters Bethany & Caitlin, along with their Girl Scout troop, planned and executed a dinner in honor of their parents. They prepared the menu, helped make the food, and were such cute little waitresses!
Feb 21, 2008
Golf at Kuki’o, Kona
Gemma, her mom (Fely), her step-dad (Richard), and I played the 10-hole short course at Kuki’o. From the Kuki’o site: “…created by famed golf course designer Tom Fazio, this short course includes ten quality par three and par four holes allowing front and back play or serving as a warm up run before attacking the […]
Jan 20, 2008
Mr. Churro, Los Angeles
Mr. Churro is located on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles. If you are in the area, you must have a churro here.
Jan 20, 2008
La Golondrina Cafe, Los Angeles
La Golondrina Café, located on Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles, is famous for it’s yummy Mexican food. Our friend Dillon (a.k.a. Dee-ron) ordered a side of serenade with his dinner (“Besame Mucho”).
Jan 20, 2008
Philippes, Los Angeles
Since 1918, Philippe’s has been serving their famous French-dipped sandwiches, and it was the original Philippe who claims to have invented the juicy concoction nearly 100 years ago. The French Dip was good, but the overall experience was better. Tip: Philippe’s is a cash-only restaurant, but there is an ATM on the premises.
Dec 25, 2007
Christmas Day, Simi Valley
Justin & I had a relaxing Christmas day lounging around my parents’ house. We had French toast for breakfast then opened presents together. That night, my step-dad Richard made a traditional Christmas dinner in only one hour! Very impressive.
Dec 9, 2007
Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
Potsdamer Platz is an important public square and traffic intersection in the centre of Berlin, Germany. It is named after the city of Potsdam, some 25 km to the south west, and marks the point where the old road from Potsdam passed through the city wall of Berlin at the Potsdam Gate. Today, the area […]
Dec 3, 2007
Old Town Square, Prague
The Old Town Square (Czech: “Staroměstské náměstí”), located between Wenceslas Square and the Charles Bridge, is a historic square in the Old Town quarter of Prague. Among many churches, tourists may find the Astronomical Clock, and a statue of religious reformer Jan Hus, who was burned at the stake for his beliefs. The statue, known […]
Nov 29, 2007
Great Market Hall, Budapest
The Great Market Hall or Central Market Hall (Hungarian “Nagycsarnok”), on Fővám Tér in the 9th district, is the largest indoor market in Budapest. It was designed and built by Samu Pecz. A great number of stalls offer a huge variety of vegetables, fruit, cheese and meat. The roof has been restored to the distinctive […]
Nov 16, 2007
The Staatliches Hofbräuhaus in Munich (literally state court-brew of Munich, also Hofbräu München) is a brewery that is owned by the state government. It inspired a world wide famous song, and the phrase “oans, zwoa, g’suffa” (Bavarian dialect for: “one, two, down the hatch”).